Tag Archives: Desert
a desert hymn a slide show wonder . .
Back from a trip to New Mexico, part of it spent in silent retreat surrounded by infinite sky and a multitude of desert life forms. Recent rains generated abundant and diverse wildflowers and swelled the canyon creek to a river. … Continue reading
Orange bold colors – whisper a soft refrain. Joined by chirps and whistles the melody swells Into a twilight hymn. . Warm air turns crisp. A quiet breeze brushes face and hands. Against the sky, cacti reveal their form. . … Continue reading
Walking back to my desert retreat I saw something unusual hanging down from a wire cage surrounding a young tree. It was dangling in free-fall, its hind-quarters pinned inside the wire cage. Eyes closed, pink ear lobes quivering, … Continue reading
The desert in southern New Mexico – arid, wild winds – sand paper skin, cracked heels, vast views, blazing night skies. Rabbits, squirrels, mice, rats, deer, coyote, lizards, birds, cholla, yucca, pear cactus, piñon, juniper….and silence. Staying in the desert … Continue reading